Just for fun : the story of an accidental revolutionary (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Just for fun : the story of an accidental revolutionary

Author: Linus Torvalds; David Diamond
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperBusiness, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Examines the life of Linux creator Linus Torvalds, an "accidental" innovator who helped create the open source software movement, discussing his offbeat Finnish childhood, his interest in computers, and his success with Linux.

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Linus Torvalds; Linus Torvalds; Linus Torvalds
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linus Torvalds; David Diamond
ISBN: 0066620724 9780066620725 9780066620732 0066620732 9781587991516 1587991519
OCLC Number: 45610395
Description: xxii, 262 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Birth of a nerd. 2. Birth of an operating system. 3. King of the ball. Intellectual property --
An end to control --
The amusement ride ahead --
Why open source makes sense --
Fame and fortune --
The meaning of life II.
Responsibility: Linus Torvalds and David Diamond.
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This is the story of Linus Torvalds, the maverick Finnish computer genius who invented the powerful LINUX operating system. As well as being free, LINUX is more powerful and stable than anything that  Read more...


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